A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Bodl. 208

Summary Catalogue no.: 2033

Contents

Language(s): Latin

Peter Comestor, Historia scolastica
Rubric: Hystoria scolastica de Veteri & Nouo Testamento
Final rubric: Liber historiarum magistri Petri Commestori

With marginal notes.

On fols. ii-vi, 157 are Latin theological notes written with a metal stilus, and partly illegible.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: vi + 159 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 13.5 × 9.75 in.

Layout

2 cols.

Decoration

Illuminated capitals.

Binding

White leather on boards, clasps lost, English 15th cent. work.

History

Origin: 13th century, late ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Witham, charterhouse (?): '"Witham" (s. xv), written small near the top of fol. ii recto. Whether it indicates that the MS comes from W. Charterhouse is doubtful.' (MLGB)

Windsor, collegiate chapel: 'Liber Collegij de Wyndesore', 16th cent.

Presented by the dean and canons of Windsor in 1612.

MS. Bodl. 208 - endleaf (fol. i)

Contents

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century

Additional Information

Last Substantive Revision

2020-04-21: Description revised to incorporate all information in SC.